Category: Frugality

A Year Experiment: Saving Money on Very Little Effort

A Year Experiment: Saving Money on Very Little Effort

In May of 2010 I started the experiment of seeing what a years worth of trying to save money would be on as little effort as possible. People were inspired by these posts, and I know I’ve gotten a few people to look up coupon codes through them in order to save money. Some steps […]

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Money Saved December 2010

Money Saved December 2010

$40.10 at the grocery store by purchasing what is on sale with my bonus savings card $49.67 at the grocery store by purchasing what is on sale with my bonus savings card $54.17 bonus profit sharing from insurance company. Total Saved: $143.94 Side note: Another month with not much shopping beyond groceries. Most holiday shopping […]

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Money Saved in June 2010

Money Saved in June 2010

$10 coupon code for godaddy for the purchase of some domains for a project I am working on. $51.03 at the grocery store by purchasing what is on sale with my bonus savings card 50 cents off per gallon of gas through my grocery store, going from $2.69/gallon to $2.19/gallon. Approximately $6.50 in savings. $10 […]

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Amount of money saved for May 2010

Amount of money saved for May 2010

For the month of May I made the following savings: Made May a “no restaurant/no delivery” month, probably saved me about $80 (and that’s a SMALL amount compared to what some people spend on eating out at restaurants or ordering food) Reviewed my cellphone plan and changed it to a new updated plan which saved […]

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I love saving money

I love saving money

I love saving money. I didn’t used to worry about it so much, but being so hard on myself paying back debt, it’s become a necessity. Not one I was all that thrilled about originally, but once you start seeing the “amounts” of your savings, it starts to become a whole other addiction. Just now […]

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